April 19, 2013 in Projects
With warm weather right around the corner, I couldn't pass up making some cute boys shorts with pockets for Summer. I found a great seersucker fabric on sale and I knew it was perfect for this project. This project is very similar to the pajama pants tutorial.
1/2- 1 yard fabric (depending on the side of the shorts you are making
April 16, 2013 in Projects
Stitchin' Woman Lindsay is the owner of The Cottage Mama shop and woman behind The Cottage Home blog. Lindsay is also part of the Baby Lock family, and she has shared a tutorial for a lovely patchwork pillow that features an embroidery design from her Baby Lock Unity sewing and embroidery machine.
Check out Lindsay's tutorial here.
April 12, 2013 in Projects
Nothing is easier than making simple fabric headbands. I really think that all beginners should start with projects like this. As long as you can measure around your head, then you can do this. Plus they are super cute! Here's how...
headband template-I just make one up and draw it out
scraps of fabric
5" of elastic (the width is a personal preference- ...
April 2, 2013 in Projects
I am in complete baby mode as my sister just had a baby last month, I'm due any day, and I have a couple friends that are having babies within the next 2 months! Sergers are awesome when it comes to quick baby gifts! I made this cute little bundle of necessities, including a blanket, bib and burp cloth, with ...
March 25, 2013 in Projects
My niece is just getting to the bow and headband stage. I wanted to make her a little something for her Easter present but needed something quick and simple...I had a nap to make it. What better than a ribbon headband holder! I have made these before for my friend's kids but had used a hot glue gun. It is ...
March 19, 2013 in Projects
I decided during bath time the other night that the hooded towel was a great invention. Why do I only own two? Well, probably because I didn't want to waste any more money when I had a million towels without hoods at home! I immediately knew I needed to make more. Plus, it would be a great way to practice fabric applique (I have a ...
March 15, 2013 in Projects
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with these fun projects:
By Heather from the Sewing Loft
St. Patrick's Day Ruffled Shirt
By Brook from BeingBrook
By Debbie from Designer's Gallery
*Click on the images above for individual project instructions.*
March 13, 2013 in Projects
Make a diaper changing pad to match the diaper bag you made (or just make one for fun to go with any diaper bag)!
What you'll need:
Your Baby Lock sewing machine
2 layers of coordinating decorative fabric 15" x 18" (probably nothing stretchy is advised; I used fabrics to coordinate with a diaper bag that I made)
A wipes/diaper pocket is optional, but ...
March 8, 2013 in Projects
Someone is turning the big TWO next week, and although I am still in denial, I decided to sew a fabric flag banner for the dinosaur party we're having for our little guy! Flag banners are so easy to make and you can personalize them in so many ways, from fabric to stitch to flag shape and even trim! Plus, ...
March 6, 2013 in Projects
"Bee Happy" this spring when you make this adorable pillow featuring appliqué embroidery letter designs from Hope Yoder.